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Old 12-31-2002, 08:14 AM   #1
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Mandrake 9, 'Users' won't open in MCC

When I attempt to open the 'Users' button under Mandrake Control Center, System, Users, I get a message as follows: Cannot lock User lib, file /etc/ptmp or /etc/gtmp exist. I was in the middle of doing this procedure and was at the bottom of page 1. I could not find 'Drakwizard', so I'd assumed it was already installed. I also did this procedure and it seemed to work fine. I am not sure if the 'Users' button worked prior to this, but since I was doing things with users, I figured this might be good information to help isolate the problem.

How do I fix this?. Thanks for your time.--Harryc--Newbie

Edit: I found this thread ...evidently I am not alone.

Last edited by Harryc; 12-31-2002 at 09:40 AM.
Old 12-31-2002, 01:45 PM   #2
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This was fixed by renaming both ptmp and gtmp. Thank-you.


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